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decennium

[ dih-sen-ee-uhm ]
/ d瑟藞s蓻n i 蓹m /
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noun, plural de路cen路ni路ums, de路cen路ni路a [dih-sen-ee-uh]. /d瑟藞s蓻n i 蓹/.
a period of ten years; a decade.
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Origin of decennium

From Latin, dating back to 1675鈥85; see origin at decennial
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British Dictionary definitions for decennium

decennium

decennary (d瑟藞s蓻n蓹r瑟)

/ (d瑟藞s蓻n瑟蓹m) /

noun plural -niums, -nia (-n瑟蓹) or -naries
a less common word for decade (def. 1)

Word Origin for decennium

C17: from Latin, from decem ten + annus year
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